Shawn O'Donnell Music

Pop/Rock and EDM Vocalist

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With hundreds of hours of experience in the studio laying down vocals on many songs spanning a variety of genres, I'm here to provide you with the emotive vocal, lyrics and top line melodies you need to complete your song.

Meet Shawn O’Donnell, a singer-songwriter from Pennsylvania (now based in Los Angeles, CA) with a unique sound that infuses his alt-rock roots with melodic pop. Shawn spent the beginning of his solo music journey making YouTube Cover Videos that span a variety of vocal and instrumental styles amassing over 100,000 views. After years of honing in on the craft of songwriting and producing he decided to release his first original song ‘Quicksand’ in June 2020. In February 2021, his collaboration with SHKHR was signed to Loud Memory (record label owned by Sony) catapulting to over 250,000 streams accross numerous platforms. Shawn's vocals have graced the stages of local clubs to massive stages like Stereobloom at EDC Mexico.

"The first thing you capture at that first listen to the song is Shawn’s nearly perfect and natural voice. And what’s more, is that Shawn has that songwriter’s mentality that knows exactly what not only compliments his voice musically but what music can surround that vocal prowess to become an all-encompassing self-made style that lets the listener in and welcomes them to the next experience of their life." - Jammerzine

"Shawn is a young singer with loads of potential." - ANR Factory

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Languages

  • English

25 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Dave M.
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    Shawn did a great job with my track, would highly recommend!

  2. Review by hhedien
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    amazing to work with. got everything done in a timely manner!

  3. Review by Damien
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    Shawn is a really great singer. He turned my vocal demo into pure gold, including multiple tracks. The recording was crystal clear and so easy to mix. The communication was great! I highly recommend this guy! Thanks again, Shawn!

  4. Review by carlos s.
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    Shawn is very talented, and he is committed to deliver professional quality vocals to your project, It was a good experience working with him, he followed every instructions and did a great job!

  5. Review by Chason S.
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    Crushed it! More than I could ever ask for!

  6. Review by Brett S.
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    Shawn did a great job, was easy to communicate with, and delivered, in all respects. Thanks, Shawn! I highly recommend him.

  7. Review by Trey P.
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    Everything you'd ask for in a provider!

  8. Review by Manti Anthimos
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    Awesome Job As Always!!!! Love to work with you

  9. Review by Manti Anthimos
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    so happy to work with you, 5 stars again

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    5 stars as always

  11. Review by Ana O.
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    Shawn did a great job working on duet vocals for a song I needed. Vocally he is talented, will read all instructions you send him, and work with you until you are happy with the finished product. Thank you for being easy to communicate and work with!

  12. Review by Manti Anthimos
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    so happy to work with Shawn .... very talented and professional

  13. Review by Manti Anthimos
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    sp great professional, love to work with you every time

  14. Review by Manti Anthimos
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    so great voice so melodic and so fast 'done job' .. totally 5 stars

  15. Review by Dorette Roos
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    Shawn is a talented singer and songwriter and I had the privilege to record some cello tracks for one of his awesome original songs. It was a pleasure to work with him and I look forward to doing so again!

  16. Review by Daniel
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    Shawn is definitely the person you want for your track. He has an incredible talent and he put my music to another level with his amazing vocals. I will definitely have him for future projects!

  17. Review by Commerce Audio
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    by Commerce Audio

    Shawn was a huge help to our company. We had a song that needed the proper session musician and luckily a mutual friend referred us. Within two days we had the vocals we had asked for and then some! Already in discussion to hire him for more projects in the future.

  18. Review by Luke Anderson
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    I recently played some bass for Shawn and he was a blast to collaborate with. Chill guy, and excellent producer. If he wants you to work with him you absolutely should.

  19. Review by Samuel Mousley
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    by Samuel Mousley

    Shawn Is an excellent musician and producer, helped me record my first single was patient with me and determined to get the best out of the song we possibly could. I personally know not very much about production and he was very educational and helpful in showing me how everything works and how to make the song the best it can be. Highly recommend working with him and checking out his music!

  20. Review by Dr Dhananj (The Fortune)
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    by Dr Dhananj (The Fortune)

    Worked on Shawn with a new jack swing style. Loved the work he did. Recommend him 100/100 for talent, voice and kind character.

  21. Review by NVN
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    Shawn was Amazing to work with, I asked him for vocals and he responded with amazing sounding vocals with great audio quality, I would definetly recommend him!

  22. Review by Abu A.
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    I've had the privilege of working with Shawn on numerous occasions, recording covers, video auditions, etc. He feeds off of your creativity and is willing to experiment with new sounds and take in your own ideas. Shawn is the first person I think of when it comes to music and recording. His talent as a musician/performer has given him an ear for recording that only benefits the overall experience.

  23. Review by Trevor Seidel
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    I had an excellent experience recording a cover and music video with Shawn. He refused to stop working until the final product was as good as it could be, and he demonstrated great skill and understanding of recording software and techniques, answering any questions I had about the process. Shawn is a very talented musician, and very good at what he does.

  24. Review by Lauren Mann
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    Super fun to work with. A very low-key, comfortable environment. Had a really great time working with Shawn.

  25. Review by Kira Clements
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    Fantastic to work with, guitar tracks were exactly what I was looking for in my songs.

Interview with Shawn O'Donnell Music

  1. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  2. A: Music is a true passion of mine and it’s a godsend that I get to wake up everyday and create.

  3. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  4. A: 1. What are some reference tracks for your song/sound you are going for? 2. What is the goal of this release? 3. What is the timeline? (otherwise you may become stuck working on the project for too long)

  5. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  6. A: Always come to the studio prepared! The more you practice your parts/have memorized your lyrics, the more convincing your performance will become; you might surprise yourself.

  7. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  8. A: Lately I have been doing a lot of top-lining and vocal sessions for EDM and Pop/Rock styles.

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Shawn O'Donnell - Quicksand

I was the Singer and Guitarist in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Chester Bennington
  • Charlie Puth
  • Lauv
Gear Highlights
  • Neumann U87 Condenser Microphone
  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin Quad Core
  • Logic Pro X
  • Prs Custom 24-08 10 Top Electric Guitar
  • Taylor 814CE Acoustic Guitar
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  • First Listen: Shawn O’Donnell – Quicksand (Jammerzine)Dec 26, 2020

    "Shawn O’Donnell premieres his new single titled ‘Quicksand’ right here on Jammerzine. The first thing you capture at that first listen to the song is Shawn’s nearly perfect and natural voice."


    Full Article: https://jammerzine.com/first-listen-shawn-odonnell-quicksand/